Fire-ravaged NSW town had 126 days' worth of water left β€” and then this happened Almost bone-dry from drought and having endured four major bushfires this year, Tenterfield was due for a break. That came in spades when the town found a new water supply. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/dro

Coal mining companies not responsible for overseas greenhouse gasses: NSW Deputy Premier NSW Deputy Premier says asking mining companies to consider greenhouse gas emissions from Australian coal exports "doesn't pass the pub test" abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/min (Rural)

Farmers call for massive feral pig cull, to reduce potential spread of African Swine Fever There needs to be a nationally coordinated cull to reduce Australia's 24 million feral pig population, according to the National Farmers' Federation. abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-10-

'Preying on people's desperation': The company selling rain to farmers A man who claims he can make it rain is building a following in the Victorian grain belt, where a group of farmers have paid for rainfall between May and October. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/wim ,EconomicsandFinance

Witness recounts horror at seeing man plummet to death from Daintree zip-line Mardi Liebelt was next in line to take a flying fox through the rainforest canopy when the zip-line snapped, watching in horror as a 50-year-old South Australian man fall to his death and his wife writhed in pain. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/zip -Other

Swimming fears as high E. coli levels recorded in Mary River An annual health check of Queensland's Mary River records E. coli higher than recommended levels at two popular swimming spots. abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-10-

Have water, need trucks: Irrigators pledge 12 million litres for struggling farmers A group of southern New South Wales irrigators have pledged to give millions of litres of their own water to those who need it most, but they need help to deliver it. abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-10-

'If it was only one bore you'd say that's just nature': Review questions coal mine groundwater impact Drought-stricken Queensland farmers are worried about where their underground water is going as a new report questions the impact of a controversial coal mine. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/rev ,EconomicsandFinance

Woman sues mining company after dingo attack at remote Telfer site A woman is suing Newcrest Mining after she was attacked by dingoes and suffered "horrific" scarring and nightmares while at work at a remote WA mine site. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/wom (Rural)

Woman sues mining company after dingo attack A woman is suing Newcrest Mining after she was attacked by dingoes while at work at a remote WA mine site. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/din (Rural)

'The war is not over': Body cameras capture altercation between security guards and traditional owners on Adani site Adani is granted a Supreme Court order that could expose two traditional owners to possible jail time if they return to a ceremonial camp on the Queensland mine site, the men's lawyer says. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/ada ,EconomicsandFinance ,CrimeandJustice -StateIssues

'A little bit afraid of the backlash': Fishing community wary of publicising record catches Game fishers are predicting one of the best seasons in 30 years, but are wary about publicising their big catches online due to growing criticism about the sport. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/ang ,Aquaculture

Farmers ask Morrison to consider financial incentives to leave drought-affected land Exit packages are one of six measures the National Farmers' Federation has requested of the Federal Government in a bid to help those affected by what it says is unprecedented drought. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-23/far

Rest in fleece: Chris the record-breaking sheep dies Canberra's very woolly sheep Chris β€” made famous by his record-breaking 41.1-kilogram coat β€” dies four years after he made headlines around the world. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-22/chr

Water Minister orders investigation into release of satellite images of full dams Murray-Darling Basin Authority to be investigated following the release of satellite images of dams that MP David Littleproud labelled 'premature' and 'incorrect'. abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-10- -DarlingBasin

Garden sharing scheme tackles organic food security, food mileage and social isolation This organic farming program is turning residential backyards into market gardens to tackle food security, food mileage and social isolation. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-22/far

Live exporters cheer changes to independent observer rules Live export ships on most short voyages to South East Asia will no longer be required to carry independent observers, in a government policy change applauded by the industry. abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-10-

Cherabin freshwater prawn farming to bring Indigenous produce from pond to plate An Aboriginal corporation in the Kimberley is set to become the first to commercialise the breeding of native freshwater prawns. abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-10- ,EconomicsandFinance ,Aquaculture

'You're kidding?' Rural shire denied drought money for 'not having enough agriculture' Despite being home to dairies, orchards and grain crops, the rural shire of Moira in Victoria has been told it's 0.1 per cent short of agriculture employment to qualify for a drought assistance grant. abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-10-

'You're kidding?' Rural shire denied drought money for 'not having enough agriculture' Despite being home to dairies, orchards and grain crops, the rural shire of Moira in Victoria has been told it's 0.1 per cent short of agriculture employment to qualify for a drought assistance grant. abc.net.au/news/2019-10-22/moi

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